Oct 23, 2017

Five new diplomats to SL

The Russian government has appointed Uri B. Materai as the Ambassador to Sri Lanka. He handed his credentials to President Maithripala Sirisena at the Presidential Palace in Colombo today (23).

In addition, the new Canadian High Commissioner to Sri Lanka David Mackinnon, Maldivian Ambassador Mohomed Hussain Sharif, Pakistan High Commissioner General Sahid Ahmed Hasmat and Egyptian Ambassador Husain Al Saharni also handed their credential to President Sirisena.

Welcoming the new diplomats, President Sirisena said Sri Lanka’s neutral foreign policy will enable the country to establish friendly relations with all countries.